slides: 10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017
GoLocalProv Lifestyle Team

A variety of events going on in Rhode Island this weekend and it all starts on St. Patrick's Day. 

This events include the St. Patrick's Day parade in Newport, the final weekend of The Lion King at PPAC and East Bay Restaurant week. 

To help you decide where to go and what to do, GoLocalProv.com has put together a list of ten great things to do this weekend. 

How many activities and events can you get to?

See the 10 Great Things to do in Rhode Island This Weekend in the Slideshow Below

  • March 17

    St. Patrick's Day Live Music at Snookers 

    Enjoy your St. Patrick's Day by relaxing at Snookers and listening to live music by What Matters

    Doors open at 11:30 a.m. 

    Click here for more information

     
  • March 17

    Award Winning Improv Comedy with The Bit Players 

    Get over to Firehouse Theater at 4 Equality Park Place in Newport to watch the award winning improv comedy of The Bit Players. 

    The show begins at 8 p.m. and is BYOB. 

    Click here for more information

     
  • March 17

    Arctic Blast: Experiments in Frost at Anchor Bend Glassworks

     Arctic Blast: Experiments in Frost shows off modern sandblasting & silvering techniques. Frosted handblown glass Anchors, Waves, and Sea Creatures are the centerpieces of this show.

    Click here for more information. 

     
  • March 18

    The Lion King at PPAC

    This is it. The final weekend to see the Lion King at PPAC. 

    "The Lion King" has won six tony awards and features the class music of Elton John and Tim Rice. 

    Grab the kids and head to the theater for a night you will never forget. 

    Don't miss out. 

    Click here for tickets 

     
  • March 18

    Providence St. Patrick's Day Parade 

    Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at the parade that is set to take place on Smith Street beginning at 9 a.m. 

    The parade will proceed eastwards on Smith Street and end at the Rhode Island State House.

    Click here for more information

     
  • March 18

    Brown Lacrosse vs Harvard 

    The Brown Bears men's lacrosse team are back home on Saturday hosting Ivy League rival Harvard on Saturday at noon at Brown.

    The Bears enter the game looking to snap a three game losing streak. 

    Click here for tickets

     
  • March 19

    Annual Bridal Expo at Harbor Lights Country Club 

    Harbor Lights Country Club will host their annual bridal expo on Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

    Meet the area's finest wedding professionals. Browse numerous indoor and outdoor exhibits. Free admission and complimentary hors d'oeuvres are all on the agenda. 

    Click here for more information 

     
  • March 19

    Shadow Puppets at Providence Children's Museum 

    Explore puppet-making techniques from around the world and create puppets to bring shadows to life.
    Underwritten by Hasbro Children’s Fund.

    The event goes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free with general admission. 

    Click here for more information. 

     
  • March 19

    East Bay Restaurant Week 

    East Bay Restaurant week runs until March 23 and features great restaurants from Bristol to southeastern Massachusetts all serving great meals at great prices. 

    Click here for more information 

     

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